ERIC ALCORN – Vice President, Finance/Administration and Treasurer
Eric Alcorn has had a long and distinguished career in the administration of both for-profit and tax-exempt organizations in the health care arena. For 18 years, he served as Vice Chairman, Financial Affairs for the USC Department of Surgery, and as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of USC Surgeons Incorporated, a 501c3 corporation. He was also the Chief Operating Officer for the USC Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute. All of these organizations are affiliated with the USC School of Medicine.
Prior to joining USC, Mr. Alcorn spent 10 years with publicly held National Medical Enterprises (now Tenet Corporation) in a variety of corporate and hospital management positions. Initially, his work was in the area of corporate development including business planning, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate restructuring. During his last five years at NME he was a senior member of the executive team responsible for the development, construction, staffing and opening of the 275 bed, $160,000,000 USC University Hospital medical center complex built to support the USC School of Medicine.
Mr. Alcorn has been an invited speaker at numerous regional and national meetings and has lectured in the Health Administration Bachelor and Master’s programs at USC. He has been a member of the Board of a national surgical practice organization and has served as a consultant and member of the board for several start-up companies and healthcare concerns. He has published a nationally distributed newsletter that focused on academic healthcare management. He was an officer of the Board of Response Genetics, Inc. (a cancer diagnostic company that he helped to found and ultimately take public), USC Surgeons, Inc. and the USC Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute, and currently is a member of the Board of Vom Fass USA, LLC, a national franchise company that is a purveyor of fine vinegars, oils and spirits.
Mr. Alcorn received a B.S. from Whittier College in 1980, and a Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of Southern California in 1982.